BUENOS AIRES (Sep. 11)
Thirty members of the Tacuara organization, which has been charged with a key role in the recent upsurge of anti-Semitic incidents in Argentina, were held today after mass arrests which followed a demonstration in downtown Buenos Aires.
The disturbances began yesterday when 1,000 members of the ultra-nationalist group went to a cemetery to pay homage to a 19th-century leader. The demonstration was unauthorized and police ordered them to disperse. The youths responded by tossing stones at the police and later making a run through downtown streets during which they scrawled swastikas and anti-Jewish slogans on walls. More than 85 of them were arrested in the melee, the police later releasing 55 of the youths.